HAPPY MOTHERS DAY “A mother is the truest friend we have_ when .pdf by lovemacromastia


									The official newsletter of the WEC – April 2009            Page   1

Board of Directors                                          HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY
                              “A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials, heavy and sudden, fall
Dana Lee Csutoros
                              upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who
561-445-7066                  rejoice with us in our sunshine, desert us when troubles thicken around us,
                              still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to
Eileen Katz
Past President/Advisor        dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.”
561-479-2269                  (Washington Irving)
Barbara Perino
Vice President, Communications
                                  WHAT’S NEWS?

Elaine Roegge                     We celebrate many May birthdays: Marilyn Hatch celebrates on May 12th,
Vice President Membership
561-243-6998                      Helve Massakas celebrates on May 14th, Jaye Goldberg celebrates on May
                                  16th, Holly O’Neill celebrates on May 25th, and Anita Perry celebrates on
Anita Todras
Vice President/Programs
                                  May 29th. May each of you experience joy, happiness and fun on your
561-756-6410                      birthday. The location for our upcoming WEC monthly luncheons has
                                  changed. (flyer attached). We will be meeting at Milos Restaurant of
Jennifer Ruby
Treasurer                         Boca Raton located at 1600 North Federal Hwy (561) 750-6720. Milos is
561-883-3113                      located in the shopping strip that straddles Federal Highway and NE 5th
                                  Ave. The Spring Fling was a HIT and very fun. Approximately 45 ladies
Tricia Williams
Secretary                         (Jennifer Ruby has the number) attended on a beautiful night, across from the
561-392-2233                      beach in the newly remodeled Howard Johnson’s Patio on the Beach.
Trudy Nadreau
                                  Fabulous location including free parking, great networking with members and
Member at Large                   new guests, food, great drinks from the bar, a pleasant breeze; a good time was
954-426-2970 ext. 571             had by all (photos on web). Margie Olson is going to try and put something
Kim Champion                      together for the August Outing at the same place, where we’ll include guests.
Member at Large                   (more to follow on this). Barbara Perino filled in for Jennifer Ruby for the
561-347-0440                      candidate screening of the George Snow Scholarship Foundation. We are
Julie Clairmont-Shide             awaiting word from Tim Snow on who the final candidate is although we were
Member at Large                   unanimous on choosing who we thought should get the scholarship which is
                                  going to total $5500 from various donor sources, including WEC. Update on
Cathy Gray                        last year’s winner – Shaunika Campbell who is attending Keiser U., to become
Webmaster                         a Radiology Technician. She is doing well and is very appreciative of
                                  receiving the scholarships, maintaining a 3.0 GPA. The Board elections are
SPECIAL POINTS OF                 coming up in June. Please contact Dana before May 6th if you are
  INTEREST                        interested in running. Kim Champion opened her newest office in Stuart,
•   Card Swaps
•   Great Programs                FL and Champion Home Health Care is servicing clients from Ft. Lauderdale
•   Great Lunches                 to Gainesville. Contact Anita Perry for a private appointment for Park Lane
•   Networking
•   Professional Women
                                  Jewelry, invite your friends for a show for Mother’s Day gifts.(561-361-1989)
•   Representing All Fields       Laurie Katz-Parker is pleased to announce her return to Barbara Katz as
•   Supports Women’s Rights       president of the legendry Boca Raton specialty store. Lauri will continue in
                                  her mother’s footsteps. (561-391-1066, ext. 240)
The official newsletter of the WEC – April 2009      Page   2

This Month’s Event

       The May 2009 WEC Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, May 13th from 11:30 am to 1:00
pm at Milos Restaurant located at 1600 North Federal Hwy in Boca Raton. Our guest speaker will be
WEC member, Kelly Sullivan who will be speaking on the topic of Tax Law Changes. Please RSVP to
Elaine Roegge at Elaine.roegge@lyrasis.org or (561-243-6998).

Kudos Korner

        A HUGE Kudos goes to Margie Olson who was our gracious hostess at Howard Johnson’s Patio
on the Beach for our Annual Spring Fling. She coordinated the buffet, beverages, service, location, parking
to make the event a success. Kudos to the WEC Board of Director members: Jennifer Ruby and Julie
Clairmont-Shide who sat at the greeting table all evening making sure everyone was signed in; Barbara
Perino for taking photos of everyone; Anita Todras, Trudy Nadreau and Tricia Williams who made
sure everything was running smoothly; Cathy Gray for creating beautiful flyers for the event and the
announcement of our new lunch location; Dana Lee Csutoros for overseeing the event and being our
leader. Also big kudos to Gaye Goldberg, Cathy Gray, Peggy Price, Dr. Angela Ramirez, Pat Reed,
Anita Perry, Margie Olson for their generous door prizes. Trudy Nadreau wanted to thank Marilyn
Wilson and Peggy Price for helping with meeting and greeting. Jennifer Ruby sends kudos to Trudy
Nadreau for organizing the Spring Fling; all the vendors who donated door prizes; Dana Lee Csutoros for
finding out new lunch location; Barbara Perino for interviewing the scholarship candidates. Meryl
Charnow sends kudos to Arleen Rose - Arleen Rose Carpets – excellent service, good prices and a
wonderful job!!!!


Upcoming Events

        Anita Perry with Jewels by Park Lane is hosting an event at her home in Boca Raton, FL
on Monday, May 4th @ 7:00 pm. Contact Anita (anita561@bellsouth.net) or 561-361-1989
for information on hosting a private party.

        The Mae Volen Center is hosting their 1st Annual Alternatives Group Community
Expo on Sunday, May 17th at the Center from 10 am to 2pm. This event is specifically targeted
to the gay and lesbian community. Contact Hannah Klingsberg for information on booth exhibits
or sponsorship. (KlingsbergH@maevolen.com or 561-395-8920).

       Soroptimist Donation Ceremony to Non-Profits will be held on Wednesday, May 20th
from 5:30 pm to 7:00pm at the Atrium Office Bldg. at 1515 N. Federal Hwy. Please contact Judy
Levey for more information (bocafocus@bellsouth.net).

        Palm Beach Community College, located on the FAU campus in Boca Raton, is gearing
up for Summer Youth College 2009! Children ages 8 – 14 may chose from over 100 “edu-
training” classes in areas such as art, culture, language, dance, fitness, crafts, music, computers,
social sciences and more. Future Leadership Boca focuses on leadership activities for 14 year
olds. Students ages 15 and up may apply for internships. Summer Youth College starts June
22nd and ends with the Festival Finale on July 30th. For more information, please contact Elke
Schmidt or Mervin at 561.862.4730 or visit our web site www.pbcc.edu/syc.xml
The official newsletter of the WEC – April 2009   Page   3

The 2009 Ms. Florida Senior America Pageant was held in South Florida on April 25, and
long time Boca Raton resident Gwen Herb (pictured) was runner up among 12
contestants. Gwen, President of Gwen Herb Smart Health, Inc., is a book author and
speaker on health and fitness with her program "Looking Good and Feeling Great at Any
Age!" The Pageant is part of the Ms. Senior America Pageants, which are in their 34th
year, and which judge contestants 60 and over on talent, evening gown, judges' interview,
and philosophy of life. The Ms. Senior America Pageant is the world's first pageant to
emphasize and give honor to women who have reached the "age of
elegance," exemplifying the dignity, maturity and inner beauty of all senior Americans.
The official newsletter of the WEC – April 2009   Page   4

To top